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Flautist/Saxophonist Chip Wickham to Release New Album “Blue to Red” on May 8th, 2020 | LISTEN to New Single “Double Cross”!

Chip Wickham Releases Rushing New Single “Double Cross”
The Flautist/Saxophonist’s “cosmically-charged” New Album Blue To Red is Out May 8th via Lovemonk Records
Flautist and saxophonist, Chip Wickham returns with Blue to Red, his most absorbing and cosmically-charged offering to date.

Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad Set to Release Collaboration with Roy Ayers: “Roy Ayers JID 002” | Vinyl & CD Coming June 19th, 2020 | LISTEN to New Single “Synchronize Vibration”!

Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad
Set to Release Highly Anticipated Collaboration with
Eternal Vibraphonist and Godfather of Neo-Soul Roy Ayers
Roy Ayers JID 002, Available June 19
Pre-Order Here!
Timeless music exists as a piece of art that is perpetually in vogue; a creation of sound that never sours with future generations. For Jazz Is Dead, a taste for timelessness is essential and our strength is based on presenting the unexpected.

Arturo O’Farrill and The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra Releases New Album “Four Questions” | LISTEN to Title Track feat. Dr. Cornel West!

Arturo O’Farrill and
The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
Four Questions
Harlem, NY – Friday, April 3, 2020 – GRAMMY® Award-winning pianist/composer Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra release their latest recording, Four Questions (ZOHO Music), featuring special guest Dr. Cornel West on the title composition “Four Questions”…

Saxophonist Marcus Anderson to Release New Album “Hero” on May 29th, 2020 | LISTEN to New Single “Just A Taste” feat. Tim Bowman!

Marcus Anderson breaks down what a Hero means to him for his upcoming 13th CD
One tool that a musician has at their disposal is their remarkable gift of inspiring fans through triumphant and troublesome times. In comforting our souls during an intense season of a globally charged health crisis, Marcus Anderson detours our minds with a spark of retrospect.

Saxophonist Bobby Watson to Release New Album “Keepin’ It Real” on June 26th, 2020 | LISTEN!

Saxophonist/Composer Bobby Watson
Convenes New Incarnation of His
Horizon Quintet to Inaugurate Thrilling
New Chapter in his Musical Life
Keepin’ It Real, Available June 26 on
Smoke Sessions Records
As saxophonist/composer Bobby Watson embarks on a new chapter in his storied career, his latest album arrives as a reminder of the authenticity that has characterized his music on every step of that journey.

Qwest TV Offering 30-Day Free Trial to New Users Throughout Quarantine Period

Qwest TV by Quincy Jones –
platform dedicated to jazz
and its affiliated music –
Offering 30-Day Free Trial to New Users Throughout Quarantine Period
Redeem with Promo Code “30DAYSFREE-USD”
Upcoming Livestreams with Taylor McFerrin,
Brian Jackson, Sheléa & more
To enable and encourage jazz and related music discovery during this challenging time, Qwest TV by Quincy Jones, the world’s first subscription video-on-demand platform dedicated to Jazz and Beyond, is offering new users one-month of free access to its platform and entire content catalog, available until further notice.

Blue Note Records to Release Never-Before-Released Album by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers – “Just Coolin'” on April 24th, 2020 | LISTEN to Single “Quick Trick!”

On April 24, Blue Note Records will release Just Coolin’, a never-before-released studio album by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers that was recorded on March 8, 1959 in Rudy Van Gelder’s living room studio in Hackensack, New Jersey.

Marlon McClain to Release New EP “Funky Fridays, Vol. 1” on March 27th, 2020 | LISTEN to New Single “Mac & Cheese!”

Funk and R&B giant, Marlon McClain, throws down Funky Fridays
We are more than well acquainted with the popular rally cry of relief, T.G.I.F. (Thank Goodness It’s Friday). Apparently, Marlon McClain has decided to undertake this popular phrase with all seriousness.

Jazz Group Butcher Brown Releases New Single “Tidal Wave” – LISTEN! Announces New Tour for 2020

Butcher Brown Release New Single “Tidal Wave,” an innovative fusion of jazz and hip-hop
“A nod to the OGs Ronnie Laws and Black Moon. Our example of how Jazz and Rap come from the same soul.” – Butcher Brown
Straight out of the underground, a steady rumble is building and it’s called Butcher Brown. Pulsing from the nerve center of Jellowstone Studios in Richmond VA, Butcher Brown takes careful note of the history and legacy of jazz and throws caution to the wind with wanton abandon.

Mascot Label Group Announces New Funk Label, “The Funk Garage” | Bootsy Collins In Special Role

The legendary Maceo Parker is the funk label’s first signing
(New York, New York) – Mascot Label Group, the leading music company known for rock, blues and metal, is adding a funk label to its expanding umbrella.